Professional & Continuing Studies

Coding Bootcamp

Step up to a .NET/C# or Java coding career with the 100% Online UD PCS Coding Bootcamp!

Earn Coding Bootcamp Badges to learn software development one skill set at a time

Coding bootcamps put you on a fast track to a programming career. By providing immersive training on a compressed schedule, you can speed your way to project-ready skills. Not everyone can reserve three or more months for nonstop training, so UD PCS, in conjunction with The Software Guild, offers Coding Bootcamp Badges. We help you master .NET/C# or Java—one skill set at a time.

Learn on your terms

Our Coding Bootcamp Badges offer an affordable, flexible way to learn software development.

  • Learn in stages – Begin with the Level 1 badge to learn programming basics in .NET/C# or Java. After earning your first badge, you’ll have a new credential for your resume and LinkedIn profile. But don’t stop there. Earn all four badges to develop full-stack skills that can launch your coding career.
  • Learn when you want – You can obtain every Coding Bootcamp Badge in as fast as 10 months or take a brief break between badges. This flexible schedule helps you keep your job while you learn to code.
  • Learn where you want -Education takes place online, giving you freedom to learn wherever you choose. Collaborate with instructors and classmates from home, school or anywhere you have internet access.
  • Read success stories from bootcamp graduates!

Pay as you go…Earn discounts along the way

In our budget-friendly program, we divide tuition into four stages. Pay smaller fees one badge at a time, with the option to pause the program between badges. You can earn the next badge — and develop your next set of skills — when you’re ready. For each badge you earn, we provide a helpful discount for your next badge. For example, after you earn a Server-Side Web Development badge, you will qualify for $500 off a Full-Stack Development badge. Discounts total up to $1,000 as you pursue all four badges!

Scholarships Available

Various scholarships from The Software Guild are available to qualified students.

  • Women Who Code Award: The $2,000 award is available to female enrollees. Female students qualify based on self-identification.
  • Veterans Who Code Award: The $2,000 award is available to eligible military personnel in the following groups: reservists, veterans, and/or active-duty service members. To qualify for the award, students must present proof of eligibility defined as military original statement of service or certificate of release or discharge.

Terms and conditions: Scholarship recipients must successfully complete the admissions process process and be admitted into the fully online coding bootcamp program and begin the course prior to December 31, 2018 to be granted award funds. Students must also be in good standing, as defined by The Software Guild and University of Delaware Division of Professional and Continuing Studies. The $2,000 award will be noted as a reduction to the total course fee and will be applied to the payment required to complete course registration for the full coding bootcamp program. Scholarships may not be combined and will not be paid directly to the student.

BUILD YOUR RESUME WITH IN-DEMAND SKILLS!

Our master instructors teach coding skills and technologies that employers want most. We offer tracks in .NET/C# and Java. Learn more below.

.Net/C# Track

2 months. $2,000.

  • Section A. Basics (60 hours) – Learn to build and run simple computer programs in Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Section B. Classes and Objects (60 hours) – Develop a fundamental grasp of object-oriented programming. Create C# classes that use inheritance and polymorphism, and test code using NUnit.

3 months. $3,000 ($2,750 with Level 1 badge completion discount)

  • Section A. Intermediate (60 hours) – Expand your knowledge of types and libraries available to C# developers. You will learn to read and write to a file system, query in-memory collections and format dates.
  • Section B. Advanced (60 hours) – Create applications with error-handling that avoids failure even if something goes awry. Use dependency injection to decouple logical tiers of the application. Also, learn to simulate applications and isolate code for unit testing.
  • Section C. Mastery Project (120 hours) – Apply intermediate and advanced concepts to develop a C# application to set business specifications.

2 months. $2,000 ($1,750 with Level 2 badge completion discount).

  • Section A. Consuming and Creating REST Web Services (60 hours) – Host a RESTful web service using ASP.NET Web API. You will learn to make requests to a web server without re-rendering an entire webpage using Ajax functionality in a jQuery library.
  • Section B. Server-Side Programming (60 hours) – Explore basics of the Microsoft ASP.NET MVC framework. Use the framework to create a website and validate form data against business rules.

3 months. $3,000 ($2,500 with Level 3 badge completion discount).

  • Section A. Database Basics (60 hours) – Create SQL server databases and SQL database queries, and model database structures using tables and constraints for referential integrity.
  • Section B. Full-Stack Database Application (60 hours) – Develop the know-how to move information from a database to a C# application. This section introduces you to the ADO.NET framework library and Entity Framework.
  • Section C. Capstone and Career Support (120 hours) – Apply all you have learned about .NET/C# development to create a realistic application. Faculty members also prepare you for a job search with mock interviews and resume assistance.

Java Track

Two months. $2,000.

  • Section A. Basics (60 hours)
    This section introduces core Java syntax and other fundamentals. Learn to set up and run a basic Java development environment on an Ubuntu operating system. Also, run simple tasks in a NetBeans environment and explore Atlassian project management tools.
  • Section B. Classes and Objects (60 hours)
    Explore fundamentals of object-oriented programming. Create Java classes using inheritance and polymorphism, and test code using JUnit test framework.

Three months. $3,000 ($2,750 with Level 1 badge completion discount).

  • Section A. Intermediate (60 hours) – Gain a deeper understanding of types and libraries available. Read and write to the file system, query in-memory collections and format dates.
  • Section B. Advanced (60 hours) – Learn to develop applications with proper error-handling to avoid failure if something goes wrong. Topics include dependency injection for decoupling logical tiers and mocking for unit testing.
  • Section C. Mastery Project (120 hours) – Use your skills to create a Java application according to business requirements

Two months. $2,000 ($1,750 with Level 2 badge completion discount).

  • Section A. Consuming and Creating REST Web Services (60 hours) – Learn to host a RESTful web service using Spring Web MVC framework. Requirements include using Ajax functionality to make the jQuery library consume the web service.
  • Section B. Server-Side Programming (60 hours) – Test what you know about Spring Web MVC. Use the framework to create a website and validate form data per business rules.

Three months. $3,000 ($2,500 with Level 3 badge completion discount).

  • Section A. Database Basics (60 hours) – Acquire core skills for working with databases. Learn to create databases in MySQL and use tables to model database structures. This includes using constraints for referential integrity and SQL language for database queries.
  • Section B. Full-Stack Database Application (60 hours) – Learn to pull information from a database into a Java application. You will examine many popular frameworks, including Spring JdbcTemplate and Hibernate.
  • Section C. Capstone and Career Support (120 hours) – Now it’s time to show off your skills. Apply what you’ve learned to create a business-quality application from scratch. And faculty will prepare you for your job search with mock interviews, resume help and career counseling

CLASSES START MONTHLY! CONTACT US NOW TO LEARN MORE AND/OR TO BEGIN THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS!

Submit the form below to contact an enrollment counselor. He or she will contact you to answer an questions, review requirements, and help you start the program.